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Edith Forsythe Sharpless papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-161

Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence from when Edith Forsythe Sharpless was a missionary in Japan, an artbook, a birthday album, and teaching certificiates, among other materials.

Dates

  • 1910-1952

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Edith Forsythe Sharpless (1883-1956) was a Quaker religious and educational missionary to Japan from 1910 to 1943, sent by the Mission Board of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting to work in Tokyo and Mito. She was the daughter of of Isaac and Lydia Cope Sharpless, and the sister and sister-in-law of Fred and Louise Sharpless.

Extent

0.17 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

This collection includes correspondence from when Edith Forsythe Sharpless was a missionary in Japan, an artbook, a birthday album, and teaching certificiates, among other materials.

Acquisition

The Edith Forsythe Sharpless papers were donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in January, 1991 by Charles Perry and September, 2001 by Marianne Sharpless Potts. Accession # 6743, 5438.

Related Materials

HC.MC.1153 Esther B. Rhoads papers

Processing Information

Processed by Mary A. Crauderueff; completed March, 2016.

Creator

Title
Edith Forsythe Sharpless papers, 1910-1952
Author
Mary A. Crauderueff
Date
March, 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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